Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program

September 7, 2019by Riley Hendrickson0
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Through the Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program, qualifying applicants may be able to have some of their student loan debt forgiven in exchange for working in areas that are considered to be in shortage according to the Ohio Department of Health. ODLRP dentists have been contracted through this program and agree to provide dental services for patients without regard to the patient’s ability to pay; other criteria are also stipulated through the contract. ODLRP dentists receive repayment for dental student loan debt at pre-determined amounts agreed upon in their individual contracts. Read on to see eligibility requirements, award amounts, and the application process for the Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program.

Eligibility?

In order to be eligible for the Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program of Florida, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be dental students in the final year of dental school
  • Dental residents in the final year of residency
  • Currently practicing general or pediatric dentists. Funds are received from dentist biennial registration fees.

How do I apply for this repayment program?

To qualify, applicants must be dental students in the final year of dental school, dental residents in the final year of residency, or currently practicing general or pediatric dentists. Funds are received from dentist biennial registration fees.

For information about how the Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program helps improve access to dental care in Ohio, click the following link.

The ODLRP is administered by the Ohio Department of Health. The application period is currently closed. For more information about the ODLRP, contact the Ohio Dept. of Health Primary Care Office at 614-644-8496 or by going to their website here.

Contact ODA’s Department of Public Service by calling (614) 486-2700 or emailing [email protected].

Questions?

If you still have questions or would like to know more information please reach out to us here or you can go back to the Student Loan Repayment Assistance Programs page.

 

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